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The heavy one-piece floor had three or four rows of planks added to build up the sides.
After this glue dried, each plank was fastened to the one below by drilling holes on each side of the seam and tying the boards together with plant fiber string made from Indian hemp. Sanding was done using sandstone and finished with shark skin.
Step 5 Finally, the tomol was painted and decorated.
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